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  • 8,969

  • 2,413

  • 5,6%

  • 65%

  • 83,8%

  • 89,3%

Tulbagh was named after Ryk Tulbagh (1699-1771) who was Governor at the Cape from 1751 to 1771. (GPS coordinates: 33.2852 S, 19.1415 E).

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  • Raper PE. 2004. New dictionary of South African Place Names. Jonathan Ball Publishers.

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Key Statistics 2011

Total population8,969
Young (0-14)27,1%
Working Age (15-64)67,7%
Elderly (65+)5,2%
Dependency ratio47,8
Sex ratio95,1
Population density2353 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+4,8%
Higher education aged 20+5,6%
Matric aged 20+22,4%
Number of households2,413
Average household size3,6
Female headed households33,7%
Formal dwellings72%
Housing owned/paying off53,5%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage89,3%
Weekly refuse removal98,4%
Piped water inside dwelling65%
Electricity for lighting83,8%

Place names

Witzenberg Municipality